The Steinberg Review December 22 – December 28
Every week we highlight important news around the greater Sacramento region.
At night, when Elizabeth Bise hears rain pouring down outside the window of her new apartment, she can’t help but cry tears of relief, remembering how different her life was just a few months ago on the streets of Sacramento.
The Sacramento Business Journal: After passage of Measure U, economic development leaders call for sales tax measures elsewhere in region
After members of its board rallied around Measure U — a sales tax increase approved by Sacramento voters last month —the Greater Sacramento Economic Council is hoping to inspire other cities and counties to pursue similar measures.
Julie Hemingway refused to go to a homeless shelter unless she could be with her cat, Tammy. She didn’t want to be separated from the gray tabby, who’s registered as Hemingway’s emotional support animal, in order to get off the street.
Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg is hoping to outflank an old adversary in a bid to expand homeless shelter capacity—NIMBYs.
Sacramento City Express: City will pick up your holiday tree but only until this date in January
City of Sacramento residential yard waste customers can place holiday trees in the street for pick-up as part of the City’s leaf season service.
California drivers and bicyclists, get ready. There are a host of new rules of the road going into effect in California on Jan. 1.